Nature name

Catkin Origin and Meaning

The name Catkin is a girl's name .

In botany, a catkin is a long, thin flower cluster found on trees such as willow, hazel, oak and birch. The word derives from Middle Dutch katteken "kitten", due to the resemblance to a kitten's furry tail.

Catkin in Pop Culture

  • Catkin Toadflaxmouse character in the Brambly Hedge series of books by Jill Barklem